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Wall Street Journal:
Researchers: second-hand smartphones account for an increasing share of phone buys as upgrade cycle widens from 23 months in 2014 to estimated 33 months in 2019   —  Some shoppers are balking at new-phone price tags pushing $1,000 or features that don't impress
Mar 1, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Natalia Drozdiak / Wall Street Journal:
EU announces guidelines mandating that tech firms remove terror content within one hour of it being flagged by law enforcement or Europol   —  EU announces guidelines to tech giants for removing terror and other illegal content from their websites  —  BRUSSELS—The European Union on Thursday upped …
Mar 1, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:
Best Buy will be closing all of its 250 mobile phone stores in the US by end of May, says sales from the mobile stores account for ~1% of company revenue   —  The electronics retailer, which will close all 250 Mobile stores by the end of May, said operating the small stores cost more than big-box locations
Feb 28, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Feb 28, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail how tech magnate Masayoshi Son invests in companies, often acting quickly and detached from fund's investor committee and Softbank's directors   —  SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund
Feb 27, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal:
US appeals court rules FTC's lawsuit against AT&T, which alleges the carrier misled unlimited data plan customers, can proceed   —  Ruling removes hurdle to internet enforcement by Federal Trade Commission  —  A federal appeals court on Monday ruled the Federal Trade Commission …
Feb 26, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Dan Strumpf / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese online dating app Momo buys its competitor Tantan for about $763M in a cash-and-stock deal   —  Rivals Momo Inc. and Tantan Ltd. are pairing up in a $763 million acquisition deal  —  Love is in the air in China's online dating industry.  —  Two of the country's biggest online dating apps …
Feb 23, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Analysis finds algorithms designed by Facebook, Google, and others often struggle to detect doctored images and videos, a key tool for misinformation efforts   —  The tech company's filters can't adequately detect misinformation distributed through altered images
Feb 22, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Experts say Islamic State has been fundraising using cryptocurrencies, often soliciting via Telegram, as US government plans investigations   —  Cryptocurrencies come under increased U.S. scrutiny as militants seek anonymous donations  —  When a group that says it provides financial assistance …
Feb 22, 2018, 4:20 AMIn context
Sarah Nassauer / Wall Street Journal:
Walmart reports sharp slowdown in e-commerce sales in the holiday season, following three quarters of booming growth   —  Holidays sales are strong, but growth shrinks online as stocking snags hit website  —  Walmart Inc. WMT -10.18% reported profit-margin pressure and a sharp slowdown …
Feb 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context

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